Baykeeper In The News

Articles and other news featuring Baykeeper's role in protecting the Bay
Anchor Brewing | January 8, 2019 | Events
San Francisco born and raised, Anchor is lucky to be surrounded by the San Francisco Bay, one of the world’s most impressive waterways and one of California’s most important ecosystems. That’s why we partnered with local nonprofit Baykeeper to create Baykeeper IPA, a bright and delicious IPA brew. Baykeeper, who has defended the Bay from pollution...
Vallejo Times Herald | January 6, 2019 | Toxic Pollutants
As we have unequivocally stated for more than three years, the Orcem/VMT project will have severe negative impacts on the local environment... The Sierra Club, along with our allies San Francisco Baykeeper, first commented on the possibility of coal shipments during the original circulation of the Draft Environmental Impact Report nearly four...
The Guardian | December 28, 2018 | Trash
It was a sight as common at Oakland’s Lake Merritt as the ducks paddling on the water or the seagulls fighting over scraps: a bright green motorized Lime scooter was submerged just feet off the murky shore... San Francisco Baykeeper, an environmental watchdog group, has recorded at least two scooters that have ended up in the San Francisco Bay...
KPIX CBS News | December 24, 2018 | Oil Spills
The Bay Area is one of the biggest oil refining hubs on the West Coast. Tanker traffic is always heavy and it’s on target to get heavier and potentially riskier... “That oil could end up sinking to the bottom of the bay,” said Sejal Chokski-Chugh, executive director of Baykeeper, a nonprofit watchdog group that monitors pollution in the bay.
Estuary News | December 13, 2018 | Bay Recreation
An hour before sunrise on a cool October morning, a small group of swimmers (what they call a pod) meets on the beach of the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco’s Aquatic Park... Swimmers in the Bay can feel good about water quality, says Sejal Choksi-Chugh, director of the San Francisco Baykeeper, a nonprofit that works to protect and improve...
Estuary News | December 13, 2018 | Toxic Pollutants
Pharmaceuticals are pouring into the Bay, even if we never flush pills. Compounds in painkillers and other common oral drugs are still excreted from our bodies, routed through wastewater treatment plants that can’t remove them completely, then discharged to the Bay where they may harm marine life... A better option, suggests Sejal Choksi-Chugh,...
San Francisco Chronicle | December 11, 2018 | Toxic Pollutants
The Trump administration laid out plans Tuesday to roll back Obama-era rules protecting isolated streams and wetlands from industrial pollution... “This rolls back significantly regulations protecting wetlands, intermittent streams and headwaters, where streams start,” said Erica Maharg, the managing attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper. “I don't...
Berkeleyside | December 7, 2018 | Events
ENVIRONMENTAL EQUITY SUMMIT “Adding color the the Green Movement,” the third annual Environmental Equity Summit comes to Cornerstone... A panel discussion, hosted by Davey D, is set to include Mustafa Santiago Ali (Hip Hop Caucus), Margaret Gordon (West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project) and Sejal Choksi-Chugh (SF Baykeeper). 
Bay Area Monitor | December 3, 2018 | Toxic Pollutants
For decades, residents of the Bay Area who live near industrial areas and transportation corridors have battled particulate matter, the microscopic grains of dust and soot that can lodge deep in the body and trigger asthma and other ailments... In 2014 the environmental advocacy nonprofit San Francisco Baykeeper successfully sued Levin-Richmond...
Legal News Line | November 22, 2018 | Industrial Stormwater
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit corporation alleges a federal agency is discharging polluted storm water in the San Francisco Bay. San Francisco Baykeeper filed a complaint on Nov. 13 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California San Francisco Division against United States Coast Guard Sector San Francisco and...

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